• Don't Talk to Irene (2018)

Don't Talk to Irene

Release Date: March 2nd, 2018

DVD Release Date: May 1st, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

When an overweight girl gets suspended from school, she must endure two weeks of community service at a retirement home. She secretly signs the residents up for a dance-themed reality show to prove that you don't have to be perfect to be great.

Cast: Michelle McLeod, Anastasia Phillips, Scott Thompson, Geena Davis, Aviva Mongillo, Alex Steele, Bruce Gray, Deborah Grover

Director: Pat Mills

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Lithium Studios


Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Katie WalshLos Angeles Times

    This cute movie hits all the heartwarming notes — adorable seniors, sassy gender-noncomforming kid and a love interest for Irene. It all wraps up perfectly, and though it can seem a bit pat, "Don't Talk to Irene" is sincere enough to earn it. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    The knack for biting dialogue that Mills brought to Guidance is still evident, although his new effort can’t match the bracing sting of his wickedly funny debut. show more

  • 63
    John SemleyThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Don't Talk to Irene feels rote and re-hashed, despite the strength of its central character and the ungainly charm of McLeod's performance. Watching Mills' film, one wishes it were as weird and wonderful as Irene herself. It's almost as if the writer/director doesn't realize how rare his own creation is. show more

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